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PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a (more…)

Premiered: March 3, 1974

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Season 3, Episode 6 A Small Imperfection

First Aired: February 8, 1976

A 1975 British report on spina bifida, a congenital abnormality of the lower spine that impairs the central nervous system. Included are interviews with spina bifida victims.

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Season 3, Episode 5

February 1, 1976

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90 Degrees Below

Season 3, Episode 7

February 15, 1976

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